Out of the Past: New football coach, Horseshoe Lake development irks neighbors

The following stories made the news in the Valley 50 and 25 years ago, as found in the Snoqualmie Valley Record archives.

Sept. 1, 1988

• Twelve miles of the North Fork Road will be closed through Friday due to high fire danger.

• Residents of Horseshoe Lake are seeking to establish a flood district. Case in point is Bob Pepper, whose long labors to turn his property into a preserve has been frustrated by silt washed down from a new subdivision on Novelty Hill. There a number of people near the lake who have seen more gradual impacts of development.

Sept. 5, 1963

• The new hand at the helm, steering the Wildcat football team to wins, belongs to coach Dan Lee. He comes to Mount Si from Ilwaco, where he has coached and taught since 1952. He has a 54-11-5 record.

• Bill Ackerman of North Bend led the five-person support team which passed the first search part and found injured Seattle teen Martin Garvey on Mount Si. Garvey was climbing with friends Monday three-fourths of the way up the mountain when a rock gave way. He fell 70 feet and suffered broken ribs and a punctured lung.


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